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Descendants of John MARGRAVE

Second Generation

2. Jesse E. MARGRAVE (John ) was born in 1756/1760 in Big Spring, Cumberland, PA. He died in Dec 1850 in Putnam Co., ILL.

1820 US CENSUS - Hurricane Fork, Bond, Illinois

1830 US CENSUS - Bond, Illinois
Jesse Margrave, age 70+
one female, age 70+

Burial in Putnam Co, IL.

Jesse Margrave was Clerk of Court in Sussex Co., VA in 1799. He was
listed on 1800 census for S. C. (pg 155). Left for KY shorly therafter
and was there by 1802. He was on the Logan Co., KY tax list in 1802 and
was in Caldwell Co., KY by 1809. Jesse was listed on 1814 Caldwell Co.,
KY census. Left for Bond Co., IL about 1817 with son John along with the
Wafer and Horition Durley families. John and his family and the Wafer
family went in one wagon, each furnishing half of the team. Both Jesse
and son John were listed in 1820 census for Bond Co., IL. Jesse and his
wife, Mary left Bond Co., IL in 1835-36 with their son Felix and went to
Putnam Co., IL The history of Marshal and Putnam Counties in IL states
that the Town of Granville was surveyed for Felix in 1836. The 1840
Census for Putnam Co., Il Lists Jesse and his wife to be 70-80 years of

Illinois Public Land Purchase Records:
Section: SW
Price: 200
Total: 32000
Date: 09 August 1819
Volume: 321
Page: 042
Type: FD
Sect: 10
Township: 06N
Range: 03W
Meridian: 3
Acres: 16000
Corr-Tag: 0
ID: 150754
Reside: 003

Jesse married Mary Polly LAUGHLIN, daughter of John "Luke" LAUGHLIN and Mary WHITE, in 1781/1790 in Kentucky Or PA. Mary was born about 1760 in Caldwell Co., KY or Cumberland, PA. She died on 15 Dec 1846 in Caldwell Co., KY.

They had the following children:

+ 5 M i Felix MARGRAVE
  6 M ii William MARGRAVE was born in 1804 in Kentucky.
+ 7 M iii John MARGRAVE
+ 8 M iv Anthony MARGRAVE
  9 F v Sarah MARGRAVE was born in 1798 in Pendleton District, Anderson, SC. She died on 23 Aug 1837.
+ 10 M vi Thomas MARGRAVE

3. John MARGRAVE (John ) was born in 1785 in North Carolina or Virginia. He died in Tennessee.

1850 US CENSUS - Keokirk, Lee, Iowa
John Margrave, age 65, Wagonmaker, b. NC
Nancy, age 55, b. GA
Sarah, age 30, b. ILL
Elizabeth, age 25, b. ILL
Silas, age 22, b. ILL, Printer
John M, age 20, b. ILL, Printer

John married Nancy WAFER. Nancy was born about 1795 in Georgia.

They had the following children:

+ 11 M i James Willis MARGRAVE
  12 F ii Sarah MARGRAVE was born about 1820 in Illinois.
  13 F iii Elizabeth MARGRAVE was born about 1825 in Illinois.
  14 M iv Silas MARGRAVE was born about 1828 in Illinois.
  15 M v John M. MARGRAVE was born about 1830 in Illinois.

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